Curtin ranks second in world for Mineral and Mining Engineering

Curtin University has again been named the world’s second-ranked university and number one in Australia for Mineral and Mining Engineering in the 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

The latest results show Curtin achieved ranking in 30 subjects, including four subjects in the top 50 in the world and 20 in the top 200. Mineral and Mining Engineering held its position as second in the world and first in Australia, Geology ranked equal 43rd in the world and fourth in Australia, Petroleum ranked equal 44th in the world and fourth in Australia, and Earth and Marine Sciences ranked 50th in the world and fifth in Australia.

Curtin University Vice-Chancellor Professor John Cordery said the latest results further cement Curtin’s position as a global leader in Mineral and Mining Engineering.

“I am delighted that Curtin has upheld its place as the world’s second-ranked university for Mineral and Mining Engineering for the fifth year in a row, ,” Professor Cordery said.

“Curtin’s strong position in these latest rankings across a number of subjects is a testament to our commitment to high-quality research and teaching and the continuing focus on industry collaboration and connection, particularly in the fields of Mining and Mining Engineering.”

The latest edition showed Curtin achieved nine subject rankings in the top 100 globally, with five placing in the 51-100 band including Architecture/ Built Environment, Engineering – Civil and Structural, Nursing, Geophysics and Sport-related subjects.

Curtin has also ranked for the first time in the subject of Sociology, placing in the 301-320 band.

The 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject considered more than 1,453 universities across 51 academic disciplines and five broad Faculty areas.

Further information on the 2021 QS World University Rankings by Subject can be found online here.

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